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In My Grandmother's Garden MUSIC FUN page

Fun with making, listening, reading, and writing music

1. How many 'DO’s' can you count in In My Grandmother's Garden

2. Find a measure that contains the rhythm "Ti-ti Ta Ti-ti Ta".

Use the music to make your own song about somewhere important to you. Tell about the place and things that happen there.

3. How many measures have 4 “Ta”s or quarter notes with a unison repetition of the same pitch?

Do like flowers? Do you know their names? Look here for the names of the flowers in the book and intersting information about them.

5. Make your own hat.

6. Musical Treasure Hunt


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In My Grandmother's Garden by Kit Eakle; Illustrations by Jean Eakle
"The first children's storybook in which music and text play an equal role."
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A story in song, of a Young Girl's discovery of the POWER OF ART.
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